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State of Massachusetts JET Program Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

About MassArt: Founded in 1873, having celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2023, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), is the nation's first and only independent, free-standing public college of art and design in the country. MassArt is an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, makers, educators, innovators and leaders striving to shape the future through art and design. We've spent 150 years demonstrating the truly amazing things that happen when a world-class art and design education is an option for every deserving student. Located in Boston's hub of arts and culture along the Avenue of the Arts, MassArt enrolls 2,000 students and offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in 18 disciplines, as well as continuing education and youth programs. MassArt strives to be a model of diversity and inclusion; the campus community reflects the layers of cultural and self-identity that proudly make up our region, nation, and world. We build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the College by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance to all and maintain an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles. Job Description: DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW & POSITION SUMMARY: The Office of Justice, Equity, and Transformation (JET) at MassArt guides and leads work that achieves systemic equity in all areas of the educational institution. The Program Coordinator assists the JET Office in implementing strategies and projects for JET's three priority areas: transformative learning and teaching; pathways to an arts and design education; and retention and mentoring. As a critical member of this team, the Program Coordinator facilitates actionable steps towards our mission through administrative support and serves as a vital liaison to campus wide partners. REPORTS TO: Dean, Justice, Equity, and Transformation SUPERVISION EXERCISED: * None *SALARY: *$50,000 - $60,000 commensurate with experience Position is governed by the Association of Professional Administrators (APA) collective bargaining agreement. *NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA MASSCAREERS. ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY THROUGH* *ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: PROGRAM AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT * Manage operations of the office including scheduling regular department meetings, departmental town halls, preparation of meeting and town hall agendas, and providing logistical support for various programs and events * Assisting with project management, planning documentation and tracking initiatives * Provide logistical support for pathway programs, initiatives, visiting artists, trainers, and consultants which may include recruitment, registration, and arranging travel and lodging accommodations * Coordinate and register campus teams and individuals to participate in a variety of conferences and other development opportunities * Assist with tracking expenses, preparing invoices, processing payments and reimbursements, and managing other financial transactions * Prepare, edit, and distribute various program information, promotional materials, annual reports, and more * Assist with the development and delivery of presentations, workshops, and information sessions for the MassArt community including student, faculty, and staff orientations, admissions events, student involvement fairs, and other forums * Provide support for JET affiliated programs such as JET Student Leaders, JET Graduate Assistants, affinity groups, and other related programs * Other duties as assigned CAMPUS LIAISON * Work collaboratively with a variety of areas across the college such as Academic Affairs and Student Development on projects, programs and events * Provide planning, outreach, and education of campuswide programming and initiatives * Increase the visibility of the JET Office, projects, programs and initiatives, and community engagement * Support JET Liaison Program in creating bridges across departments to more fully develop equity focused practices. * Advocate for and connect students to services and resources COMMUNICATION AND RESEARCH * Assist in development of JET's internal newsletter (JET Pack), resources, announcements, and social media * Aid in assessing office programs and initiatives through focus groups, surveys, and evaluations WORKING CONDITIONS: * May be required to work before or after normal business hours, including weekends. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Associate or Bachelor's degree * At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in higher education; * At least 2 years of demonstrated experience enacting principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in programs, projects, or initiatives * At least 2 years of demonstrated experience supporting and managing budgets and financial transactions PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Education in art, design, social justice, community art development, or related field * Ability to speak and write in more than one language KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES * Skilled at working with populations from historically marginalized and underrepresented groups experiencing social inequities * Ability to both work independently and with a team * Ability to manage multiple projects in a high paced environment while remaining flexible * Knowledgeable about college environment and culture * Strong administrative skills with an attention to detail * Proficiency with a full range of computer office applications and functions including Google Workspace/Suite and Zoom * Ability to engage work with authenticity, humor, and heart * Strong written and oral communication skills * Experience advocating community-based programming or related fields * Positive, constructive, and solution-oriented attitude Additional Information: Please note MassArt does not provide the following: * Employment-based visa sponsorship or non-student exchange visitor visa sponsorship. * E-Verify. * Reimbursement for travel. Selected candidates must complete all onboarding tasks including a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) background review and verification of the Form I9, Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. You are required to show proof of your identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of the start of your employment. You will not be authorized to work in any capacity until all paperwork has been completed. For a list of all acceptable documents please click here Comprehensive Benefits: When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Please click here to view MassArt Benefits. MassArt provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, or membership in any other legally protected class. MassArt complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the college operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Application Instructions: Cover Letter and Resume NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA MASSCAREERS. ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY THROUGH* Job: Education *Organization: Mass College of Art and Design *Title: *JET Program Coordinator Location: Massachusetts-Boston-621 Huntington Avenue Requisition ID: 240006N8